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delaware when fierce flames destroy four homes. >> and the action cam is live on the developing story this morning. at least one person was killed and dozens of people were injured in a major pileup on the new jersey turnpike. you're looking at some of the southbound lanes there in cranbury middlesex county. this happened last night during that mix of rain, snow flurries and below freezing temperatures and part of that road still shut down right now. the the pileup involved more than 15 vehicles including four tractor-trailers, and we know at least one car ended up on fire. >> let's get you whether and traffic with david and karen. good morning. >> all right, guys, we're off to a cold start across the region. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows us that to the south of philadelphia and parts of delaware and south jersey there is still some lingering sleet and freezing rain highlighted in blue. cape may county beginning to clear a little bit but more is on the way across the bay and farther north in southeastern pennsylvania and elsewhere in new jersey and where it isn't currently looking at anything, we did have some earlier freezing rain and sleet and
you are going to look at a fresh coating of sleet across much of the region especially these counties highlighted in this winter weather advisory. the national weather service extended this advisory until 8 o'clock and i would expect icy conditions especially on sidewalks side streets and overpasses maybe some ramps as well. right up until 8 o'clock maybe even a little beyond that 'cause it's going to take a little while for that number to get up above freezing today. for the morning rush expect delays. you might have to take some time to scrape ice off your car windshield. driveways and sidewalks are slick but we can't rule out icy patches on roads as well. 28 degrees in philadelphia. everybody is in the 20's from north to south across the region and as we head into school to get that test going or whatever else you got to do at school or work look for to it improve as the day goes on. by noon we're up to 37 and there's your high at 3 o'clock, 40 degrees. karen, are you seeing any problems on the roads this morning? >> on the main roads, dave we're seeing them move pretty nicely. not seeing anyone slip and slide here on i-95 at allegheny.
i think the key is not to get overly confident and to take it slowly and expect you'll see some icy spots especially on the secondary roads. the worst of it might be getting to your car at this point on the driveways. be careful of slick spots. moving okay on 95. we had that big story on the new jersey turnpike. the action cam on the scene. this accident happened around 9 o'clock last night and it's still an issue this morning. we still see some vehicles out there on the scene. this is the new jersey turnpike southbound in cranbury township. southbound near the molly pitcher service area with that multi vehicle pileup, that fatal accident scene and this is that area where the outer lanes and the inner lanes are split so you've got the inner lanes at this point the car lanes are opened. the areas where the trucks go, the outer lanes, that is still blocked between exit nine and exit eight on the new jersey turnpike. let's take a look at some of the other areas around the region. 295 southbound past 73, we still have this accident where this vehicle went off the roadway. it's blocking the right lane and it's blocking the shoulder right here on 295. but overall you see that green
traffic flow, traffic still moving okay, just slow it down matt and tam and expect some of those icy spots. >> very good advice karen. let's take a look at some new weather video from berks county. in addition to ice concerns northern and western suburbs had a coating of snow overnight. crews were ready for this round of precipitation. they were sending those salt trucks out treating those already slushy roads and it could be worse. take a look at this. yet another winter storm has left new england just buried in snow. this is a look at manchester, new hampshire. a snow emergency is in effect there until this morning. highway crews say they've actually run out of room to push the snow. the steady run of winter blasts has already sucked up more than 70 percent of new hampshire's winter maintenance budget. >> in other news now and breaking a commercial flight from philadelphia was forced to make an emergency landing in houston late last night. the pilot somehow brought the plane down with broken landing gear. "action news" reporter erin o'hearn is lie in the satellite center with the video and details reporter:
incredible feat by that pilot and incredibly frightening moments for the 52 passengers and four crew members aboard that american airlines flight operated by u.s. airways. it originate in there philadelphia and was heading to houston texas. and it was expected to be about a 42 -- three hour 42 minute flight but the last 45 seconds likely the longest and most terrifying and this is exclusive video of that plane as it's making the emergency landing. and you can see it actually lands on its belly and the sparks flying from the bottom that of plane. the pilot had no choice because around 11 o'clock when he started descending, he realized that the landing gear was not dough employing. -- deploying. again you can see those sparks right there. once the plane landed passengers had to exit the aircraft using aircraft slides. one of the passengers on the plane said the pilot did circle the control tower a few times and then made a frightening announcement that
passengers should prepare for an emergency landing. >> he announced he was going make an emergency landing and that everybody would have to kind of brace on impact. he touched down. it was smooth, you know. we came to a stop. there were some sparks and things flying when i looked out the window and smoke and you could smell kind of burning rubber but we slid to a stop. as soon as we stopped, the fire department was out there. they sprayed everything with foam. we got out of the plane and jumped off the wing. >> reporter: now here is a shot of the plane nose down just after landing. one of the passengers on board had to be taken to a local hospital but the injuries to that passenger are apparently not serious according to an airline spokesperson. american airlines release add statement immediately after the emergency landing stating in part "american's primary concern at this time is for our passengers and crew. we're in contact with authorities and cooperating
with response efforts "obviously now american airlines is cooperating with ntsb which is investigating the incident. again one person injured on that flight but those injuries are not believed to be serious. we'll keep you updated throughout the morning on this investigation but if you think about the composure that the pilot and the crew members had to keep to ground these passengers safely, it's just incredible and a lot of lifesaving moves on their part. for now i'm erin o'hearn live in the sat center. back to you guys. >> clearly they did some great work. thank you erin. when you see breaking news share it with "action news." submit photos and videos to 6abc.com or e-mail them to this address breaking news at 6abc.com. >> yesterday was rough because we never got away from freezing. everything felt like a sheet of ice all day. tell me it will get better. >> we'll break up some of that ice. for now it's still in the 20's across the region. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing you we still do have a little bit of precipitation left over in parts of south jersey and delaware. this is changing to rain off
the coast but over land everywhere you see it it is falling as either freezing rain or sleet and that's because of those sub freezing temperatures at the surface. keep in mind, too that areas of southeastern pennsylvania and other parts of delaware and south jersey not seeing active precipitation right now. did see some in the overnight hours. it did fall as freezing rain and sleet and we have a new sheen of ice on a lot of sidewalks side streets and maybe some overpasses and ramps too so you want to be careful out there. stepping outside this morning we have cloudy skies of course. most of us not looking at active precipitation. there's wilmington on sky 6 but everybody's got to be careful of those icy patches beneath the feet and tires this morning. 28 degrees is your current temperature, winds out of the northeast at 14 miles per hour. in addition to having to be careful of where you step and where you put your tire this morning, you also have to bundle up also a you head outside because we have wind chills with that wind coming down out of the north-northeast in the teens everywhere across the region pretty much everywhere. feels like 17 in philadelphia right now. satellite shows you that that precipitation mainly center to the south. it is going to have a tendency to get on through areas of south jersey and delaware and
offer the coast over the next several hours and then there's cloud cover out to the west but it's thin enough where we think it will break up and we should see the return of some sun later today. 28 degrees by 8 o'clock. still below freezing there. by 11 up to 34. sheer what tam is talking about your high 40 degrees and we'll probably sit on that a couple hours this afternoon before sliding back down to 36 by 5 o'clock. we'll get up above freezing today. high temperatures even up in allentown will be above freezing for awhile, 37 is the high there. 38 in cape may and a lot of 40's in the central portion of the region. couple of cold snaps coming at us as we look ahead in the seven day. the first one comes friday where we'll only be in the 20's. arctic shot number one is what we'll call that. another spoke of cold air is really going to kick in on sunday when highs will be in the teens and there also are a couple of chances of snow showers in the seven day so let's get to it. your seven day breezy and milder today. we'll get up to about 40 for a high. there will be some sun reemerging as the day goes on and then wednesday it's sun and increasing clouds, right
back to the cloud cover and a high of 39. on thursday, mostly cloudy skies, a high of 38. although a front is going to come at us in the afternoon starting to drop those temperatures and late in the day and at night we will be looking at some snow showers and these could actually give us a light accumulation somewhere in the 1 to 2-inch range. a couple of you maybe going higher than that. we're still honing in on that. that looks like thursday afternoon, thursday night-light accumulation. friday the first of those cold naps, with a high of 23. on value times day saturday 32 is your high. in the afternoon and evening there could be snow showers around, might even be a coastal low that interacts with this and enhances the snow. in any event saturday afternoon and evening a time to watch. windy and frigid conditions on sunday a-just 19 degrees. single digit overnight lows. i'll say six is usually my favorite number but it won't be sunday night. then we get into president's day and looks like it's fairly sunny but cold with a high of
28 degrees. a couple more cold snaps on the way. when is like april going to get here. >> you're going to break my heart, david. >> i know. >> particularly on valentine's day weekend. 6:11. brands new details on a fire in delaware. >> coming up next, we'll continue to tell you about the desperate efforts that they made to rescue a resident inside and why ultimately it didn't work out. karen. >> traffic still moving nicely here in delaware county on the blue route at macdade boulevard but we've got two new accidents just coming in touches all the latest details when "action news" comes right back is there an elk in your bed? with sleep number, now there's an adjustment for that. you can only find sleep number at a sleep number store. right now save 50% on the ultimate limited edition bed.
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>> ♪♪ >> 6:14. remember those overpasses and those bridges will ice up before the road surfaces. that's a live look at the traffic there on the platt bridge. >> and karen rogers has a look at what was covering my windshield this morning and it took a long time to chip out of that. >> that's right. this is actually a picture that i took from my car this morning of what it looked like looking out at my windshield. looks like raindrops but it was all ice and that's because we had that freezing rain, freezing drizzle last night and in the overnight hours so you're going to do a little bit of scraping this morning but this ice you see on your windshield is what you really don't see on the roads on the sidewalks and that's why you have to be so careful and i think the biggest thing i can tell you is just not to get overly confident as you're headed out. if you're driving along and it seems fine still slow it down. still anticipate you'll hit a slick spot. as we look live in chalfont
bucks county you can see a layer of ice on the roadway. i'm not watching people slipping and sliding too much but all it takes is hitting one spot at the wrong angle so you know what happens. you need to be careful. this is 202 parkway at limekiln pike. allow lots of extra time if you're about to lit an intersection. make sure you stop in plenty of time so you're not sliding through the intersection. in new castle county red lion road route 71 is shut down and that's near house school road so watch for this accident just coming in. you could use summit bridge as your alternate for that one. we're getting word of icy conditions in parts of new jersey and part of the reason that just got hit by that recent batch of freezing rain so look for this here in pilesgrove township, woodstown dare town road near avis mill road. several accidents coming into us. in mount laurel burlington county we have an accident where a vehicle slid off the roadway. like some icy conditions here on 295 northbound past 73. so you really have to be careful let's go to storm
tracker 6 live double scan. as we look at this not a lost precipitation around the region but the trouble is we already got it last night and in the overnight hours and that's why icy really throughout the area but the current batch we're seeing remember we just talked about salem county so here it is as it moved through salem county, we have been telling you about it and now we're getting icy condition there is, route 49 between salem and millville. so although they're reporting it in salem you would expect that in millville as well coming momentarily and then mays landing and fortescue so be careful as you're headed out matt and tam. >> thank you karen. now to some developing news. we learned overnight that the man else queued in a multi alarm blaze in wilmington has died. the action cam was there as flames attacked row homes on the 390000 block of north market street last night. firefighters rescued a 52-year-old man from a first floor apartment. he was rushed to christiana hospital where he later died. homeownerrer nancy thornton was watching television when neighbors knocked on her door to get her out. >> that's my home. i've been here since 1984. the second -- where the white
awnings are yes i just watched the smoke move into my roof. it's very disconcerting. >> nearly 80 firefighters worked other blaze. the red cross is now helping displaced residents. fire investigators spent the evening on the scene looking for the cause of the fire and this morning they're estimating the damage at $400,000. millersville university students came together to mourn the violent death of a fellow student. more than 200 students and staff members held a vigil last night to mourn the loss of freshman karlie hall of chadds ford. hall's boyfriend 19-year-old gregorio orrostieta of kennett square is now behind bars. authorities say they added the charge of criminal homicide yesterday after an autopsy showed signs that hall had been beaten and strangled overthe weekend. >> 6:17. we're following breaking news here. a pilot who took off from philadelphia saved dozens of lives. >> that plane had to make an emergency landing in texas and only "action news" has the
video of the tense moments for everyone on board. david. >> we're in the 20's this morning. be careful of ice under your feet as you're headed to school or work and cells the kids warmly this morning because of those wind chills in the teens. this afternoon they can go a little easier on the gear because we are getting above freezing. we'll be back with a look at the airport and your day planner forecast. that's coming up. it targets fine lines and wrinkles with the fastest retinol formula available. you'll see younger looking skin in just one week. one week? this one's a keeper. rapid wrinkle repair. and for dark spots rapid tone repair. from neutrogena®.
>> ♪♪ >> live look across penn's landing and the issue this morning we've got some icy conditions out there. be careful with your commute. >> we've been talking about those speed restrictions in the area. here's a live look at the ben franklin bridge. 35 miles an hour speed restrictions now in effect as well as the betsy ross and walt whitman when had them earlier. septa's norristown high speedline service suspended. we expect it to resume about 7
o'clock. looking at ridge avenue slick spots. no other problems. be careful. you're get wag looks like wet conditions but here and there it's ice. >> all right karen the last of our overnight freezing rain and sleet is almost done. it's fading south of dover clipping a little bit of cape may and this last little batch is dissipating overcome land county but areas to the north did get some of this earlier in the overnight hours and we have got a fresh sheen a fresh glaze, if you will, of ice on sidewalks, side streets and maybe some ramps and overpasses as well so be careful as karen mentioned. we're up to 30 degrees, still below freezing by 9 o'clock. in the upper 20 right now. by noon we're at 37 and your high today is 40 degrees so we should get some of this ice to melt later on today. as we take a look at the wide view a little bit of a snow shower moving into minneapolis. rain up in the pacific northwest and of course that system that is clipping us is doing a number in parts of virginia and the carolinas with rain and snow. on the big board at the airport it's all green aircraft. we've got a little bit of light precipitation reported up around j.f.k. and newark
but everybody else is dry. matt. >> thanks, david. this is new on "action news." fire has left a berks county school in shambles. this is all that is left of king's academy if center township. damage is estimated at $100,000. classes have been canceled until officials decide where to relocate the high school students. the cause of the fire is under investigation. "action news" troubleshooters is back on "action news" at 11:00 tonight. nydia han has been helping our viewers is that doing some once again. here's a preview. >> reporter: tonight the story of a homeowner who wanted to give her kitchen cabinets a makeover. she used a service that claims to be revolutionary able to make your old cabinets and even flooring look new again. the service also comes with a full customer satisfaction guarantee. find out why she asked the "action news" troubleshooters to step in and how the troubleshooters got results tonight on channel6 "action news" at 11:00
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indulge in cookie dough or brownie batter today. america runs on dunkin'. >> ♪♪ >> breaking now on "action news" a-flight from philadelphia makes an emergency landing in texas. dramatic exclusive video is just in to the news room. >> still developing the action cam is live along the new jersey turnpike. investigators have been there overnight trying to piece together a deadly accident. it involved more than two dozen vehicles. >> happening right now mobile6 getting us ready for what will be a messy morning commute for some of us. the list of schools opening on a delay has grown by the dozens. it is on the bottom of your screen and also on 6abc.com. >> good morning, it's 6:30 now on this tuesday february tenth. let's head over to dave murphy for accuweather and karen has traffic. good morning. >> another look after storm tracker 6 live double scan this morning shows you the overnight precipitation is almost done at this point. it's mainly south of philadelphia that little speck over northern cumberland county is fading away and there is a little bit of sleet
or freezing rain down south of dover and still pushing across the delaware bay toward cape may. areas to the north where there is no precipitation any longer still has some ice because overnight we did have some freezing rain and a new round of sleet. so, winter weather advisory still in effect until 8 o'clock this morning. i suppose they could drop it early but i think the idea is that they want to keep in it place even though the precipitation is done. because there is still some lingering icing on sidewalks side streets and on some ramps and overpasses too. expect delays for the morning commute. first of all as you step outside you're liable to have to chip ice off your windshield. driveways and sidewalks are going to be slick and i encountered some side streets on the way in in delaware county there were also somewhat icy. 28 degrees in philadelphia, 27 in allentown, 28 in millville. everybody still below freezing. it's a bit windy with wind chills in the teens right now. and as we roll through the day things do improve. by 8 o'clock we're still at 28. but by noon, 37. and your high today is going to be 40 and we should see some sunshine come back into play. karen, it's a morning to really watch it.
not only where you drive but where you step, right? >> that's absolutely right. you got to be careful just getting to your car because of the sidewalks and the driveways that are coated in ice and you can kind of see the icy spots right here. this is norristown montgomery county 202 at johnson highway. we're watching traffic. they seem to be moving slowly as you need to do especially when you're making those turns on kind of icy roads at this point but we're not watching anyone slipping and sliding. just give yourself lots of time before you hit that light. make sure you don't slide through any intersection. a water main break acie conditions here for sure on the boulevard and this is at grant avenue between conwell avenue and grant avenue. the inner drive is blocked in both directions because of crews just now responding to that water main break. here we are on i-95, this is your southbound traffic already jammed. i would expect it to be extra slow but again we're not really seeing anyone slipping or sliding. your main highways looking pretty good at this point. we had problems with septa's norristown high speedline.
expecting to resume service in about a half hour. all morning they had it shut down. norristown high speedline still shut down. expected to resume in about 30 minutes. i just got off the phone with police in salem county new jersey and they say the entire county is iced over. you really need to be careful. they're responding to about seven different accidents and you have to remember this is a county that's not that heavily populated. so for seven accidents already at 6:30 in the morning you know this is a big problem. one of the spots woodstown dare town road near avis mill road. they warn you everywhere throughout the region is iced over and you might remember on double scan this is one of the areas we have been showing you over the past hour where we saw that freezing rain move through and now you see the problem right here on the roads matt and tam. >> thank you karen. we want to keep talking about the situation up on the new jersey turnpike that we have been telling you about this morning. >> yeah you see there they're doing some work trying to clean things up at the scene where we still have some lane closures in north jersey. we know that one person was killed. we also have updated numbers on injuries. more than 70 people were hurt
in the massive wreck but again, they're trying to get things cleaned up there. 31 vehicles were involved including four tractor-trailers, two box trucks and a fully loaded bus. this happened in cranbury township middlesex county and this is what the scene looked like right after it happened last night. smoke was pouring from the pileup as a wintry mix of rain and snow was falling at the time. the exact cause of the crash remains under investigation but given what was happening with the weather, that is among the suspicions. >> so of course we have concerns going into this morning what your commute would be like today. mobile6 is out there on the blue route southbound and the good news especially pour main roads that were treated it looks as though things are looking pretty good. you can see traffic is moving there. but of course we continue to have concerns. there could be patches of black ice and certainly everything from your secondary roads to your own drive way just heading out to get into your own car or using the sidewalk it can be very slippery this morning. make sure you allow yourself
some extra time. >> new england cannot catch a break this winter. boston is buried under record breaking 5 feet of snow. all of it has fallen in just the past month and even more snow is on the way for new england today just as officials have trying to figure out where to put the snow they already have. public schools in boston were closed yesterday and they are closed again today. be sure to take accuweather with you this morning by downloading our storm tracker 6 app. it's free. the live radar will keep you updated on the path of the precipitation. >> now onto another big story here this morning. this one breaking. a plane scare for passengers who were traveling out of philadelphia down to texas. >> our video wall shows the dramatic exclusive footage just in to "action news." sparks fly when the pilot made an emergency landing in houston. >> let's go over to "action news" reporter erin o'hearn. she's live with i was the details. they are amazing. good morning, erin. >> reporter: yeah, matt and tam it was dramatic and terrifying for the 52 passengers and four crew members on board that american airlines flight run by u.s. airways that originated in
philadelphia and was heading to houston. it was supposed to be a three hour 42 minute flight but likely the last 45 seconds of that flight were the most terrifying and longest. this is a closer look at that plane the moment it made the emergency landing. you can see the pilot had to make a landing on the belly of the plane and that's where you can see the sparks coming up from the bottom of the aircraft. now, officials say that flight 1825 started descending around 11 o'clock and the pilot reported that he did not have landing gear, it wouldn't deploy, so he had no choice but to land on the belly that of plane. now, once the plane landed passengers had to exit the aircraft using aircraft light traffic volume one of -- aircraft slides. the pilot made the terrifying announcement that passengers will to prepare for an emergency landing. >> they were pretty professional about instructing everybody to kind of, you know, brace yourself on impact
and as we were landing the flight attendant was reinforcing that and kind of yelling instructions to the passengers. there were some people who i think were pretty worried but again everything went okay. >> reporter: and thank goodness for that. now here's a shot of the plane immediately after landing. you can see its nose is down. one of the passengers who was aboard that plane had to be taken to a local hospital. but that passenger's injuries are said to be minor. and that passenger is expected to be okay. american airlines released a statement immediately after the emergency landing stating in part "american's primary concern at this time is for our passengers and crew. we are in contact with authorities and cooperating with response efforts ." obviously now american airlines is cooperating with the ntsb which is investigating the incident. if we have any new information on that you can check it out on 6abc. one person hurt in that emergency landing and some life saving moves by that very
experienced and very poised pilot who helped get those passengers to safety. for now we're live in the satellite center erin o'hearn channel6 "action news. back to you. >> thanks so much. not much precipitation out there but karen is mentioning how salem county new jersey is iced all over the us. >> that was one of the spots where we did have some icing earlier in our broadcast at 4 o'clock we were showing you that that was one of the spots that was seeing some sleet. as you take a look at storm tracker 6 live double scan the area almost dry. down to the south there's a little bit of rain and sleet just clipping cape may but that's about it. the problem of course is that in the overnight hours everybody was still looking at some of this sleet and a little bit of light snow here and there and we do have a new round of icing under way across philadelphia. the southeastern pennsylvania suburbs and all the way down through delaware and south jersey. you really want to take it easy not only behind the wheel as there could be icy patches jut about anywhere at this point but -- and you can see why, we've got temperatures below freezing but we're also looking at sidewalks once again being a real problem. 28 in philadelphia right now
28 in wilmington, 27 in trenton. let's get you outside and conditions look kind of cloudy, don't they, but at least the clouds are a little higher than they were this time yesterday when it was a little soupy out there. main roads looking okay morning but i would be careful because of icy patches. we're looking at wind chills in the teens. it feels like it's 17 in philadelphia so not only are you watching out beneath your feet and the tires for ice this morning you're bundling up because it is uncomfortable out there. wide view on satellite and radar shows you the bulk of the precipitation is down by washington to our south. this stuff is really fading away over our southern tier and should be out of here over the next couple of hours. out to the west a lot of cloud cover but it's thin enough where we think it is going to break up and we should see the return of some sun today. it's also going to be milder this afternoon, clouds mixing with some sun in allentown breezy conditions but a high of 37 so above freezing for a few hours. down the shore we'll get to a high of 38, clouds mixing with some sun milder than yesterday and in philadelphia, clouds mixing with some
increased sunshine as the day goes on and a high of 40 degrees. it will be windy. winds dropping down out of the north after 12 to 25 miles per hour but at least we're above freezing. that's one of those days where if you have plans to get some stuff done you can wait until the afternoon you might want to because we still have the icy conditions around now sub freezing temperatures but this afternoon we get that high of 40 and it will feel more comfortable. there are a couple of other issues ahead in our seven-day forecast. first of all it's going to be cold and a little on the active side. thursday snow showers are possible with some light accumulations in the afternoon and evening. saturday afternoon and evening some more snow showers and we're waiting to see how this one gets together. hopefully it's light and it's also going to be a week that features a couple cold snaps. the second is going to be potentially the coldest air so far this year on sunday as we're only going to top out in the teens. so let's get you to the details. your seven-day from accuweather shows breezy and milder conditions today with that high of 40. increasing clouds on wednesday, a high of 39. and then 38 on thursday with more clouds around and temperatures falling in the
afternoon with the approach of an arctic boundary and then we get the snow showers that continue into the evening. we could see a couple inches accumulation in some spots there i think and then windy and colder on friday, 23 degrees. that will be a bitter one. on saturday, valentine's day back to 32. still cold. and in the afternoon on saturday and saturday evening there could be some snow showers and if you have plans to go out with your special someone, you want to keep your eyes on the forecast, maybe you postpone that date either to sunday or maybe do it friday night instead where you might have better conditions. on sunday windy and frigid, 19 is your high. and we're back up to the upper 20's for president's day. >> okay, thank you david. it is now 6:41 and we're following a breaking story out west. >> crews have brought down another old casino in las vegas. more of this brand new video coming up. karen. >> looking live here in doylestown bucks county. we could see the snow on some of the roads here so watch for that as you're headed out. this is 202 at 611 but on this ramp not seeing this guy slip or slide too much right there. we have a new issue on i-95 and some major icing problems
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>> ♪♪ >> 6:44 and some areas of the delaware lehigh valleys have iced over because of overnight precipitation. so, do look out out there. mobile6 is traveling live along route 1 in delaware county. >> let's get a look at your roads and go on over to karen rogers. the commute is building. good morning. >> it is building and we're looking live on i-95. this is at girard. we've got a disabled vehicle. you could see penndot on the scene with this. off to the right hand side it's all blocking the right lane so creating an extra jam northbound from the vine to girard.
we had a disabled vehicle southbound in the same area on i-95 at girard and that is just cleared so you see that heavy traffic. the one thing i have to say on i-95 i really haven't seen people slip or slide just yet. your main highways for the most part are looking okay but you got to anticipate you're going to hit a slick spot and it's going to cause problems because we're definitely seeing that out there. a water main break here creating an issue in northeast philadelphia on the boulevard in both directions all lanes are blocked right now between conwell avenue and grant avenue. so be careful about this water main break that is just been coming in developing through the morning as more crews head to the scene. this is an issue in northeast philadelphia and yet another reason for icy conditions. icy conditions, accident likely here in newark. this is 896 college avenue southbound closed at four seasons parkway because of a new accident here. you can stick to pleasant valley road or sunset lake road as your alternate. in new castle county, we've got a problem here red lion road is closed near hopewell school so watch for that one in this area. summit bridge road is an
alternate for that and i talked to police in salem county and they say basically the whole county is iced over. you really need to be careful as you're heading out. reporting about seven different accidents right now in salem county, one of which on woodstown dare town road but they really said through the whole region the sidewalks area you need to be careful. with storm tracker 6 live double can you can see that freezing rain that we talked about through the area and moving through parts of salem county. we also see it clipping parts of cape may county. i talked to police there and they said that no reported accidents but it's especially the sidewalks that are icy there and this is the problem. this is wait looks like. i snapped this photo this morning sitting in my car looking out at the windshield and you can see little raindrops all over. it was all frozen solid and the trouble is that's what you don't see on the roads and that's why it's so slick. it's black ice there matt. >> (explosion). >> that's new video just into the news room. crews imploded the clarion hotel and casino in las vegas
less than an hour ago. not there anymore. the property sits between the vegas strip and the convention center beneath the shadows of the riviera and encore casinos. man, that is loud. the clarion opened in 1970 and has changed names several times. crews have imploded 12 casinos in las vegas since 1993. >> a wild police chase around los angeles involved at least four crashes a carjacking and ended way shooting. the first stolen car ended up totaled. the driver jumped out and carjacked another motorist at gun point. that vehicle became wedged between other cars so the driver jumped out again and tried to snatch a third person. you see hims ting somebody out of the car there. pursuing officers finally shot at him handcuffed him and took him to the hospital where he's still in custody. >> 6:47. we have been following this breaking story. a commercial pilot who took off from philadelphia saved dozens of lives when he landed without the nose's landing gear. hear what the pilot said in midair coming up this morning
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dressing the kids make them warm this morning because we have temperatures in the 20's, wind chills in the teens. this afternoon we are going up higher above the freezing mark so they can ease off some of the gear. there is your high 3 o'clock 40 degrees this afternoon. guys. >> all right, thank you david. let's see what's going on with "good morning america." >> so for that we're going to check in with amy robach. good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning, matt and tam. nice to be with you. coming up on "good morning america," happening right now boston buried in record snow, nearly two more feet falling. shutting down trains and damaging buildings. our extreme weather team has the very latest on the arctic blast and even more snowfall heading to the northeast. and then air scare overnight. a u.s. airways jet from philly forced to make an emergency landing in houston sparks flying off the plane when it touched down on the runway without its nose gear. we'll continue your coverage with more on the federal investigation this morning. plus it's "gma" survival week. winter edition. the extreme escape plan if
your car falls through the ice. the four crucial words that could save your life. and we also have blackish star anthony anderson here with us live as well as academy award nominee and star of boyhood patricia arquette. looking forward to both of them coming up next on "good morning america." back to you matt and tam. >> we'll be watching. thank you amy. we'll be right back with our top stories. >> great
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>> ♪♪ >> breaking here on "action news" exclusive footage we received overnight shows the moment a flight from philadelphia made an emergency landing in houston. the nose gear didn't deploy last night so the american airlines plane landed on its belly. one passenger suffered minor injuries. now you're taking a live look here on the action cam new jersey, the turnpike there in cranbury middlesex county. that was the scene of a deadly pileup and you can see the workers out there now trying to repair the road. we know one person was killed. we also have updated numbers on injuries. more than 70 people were hurt in that massive wreck. it happened during that mix of wintry weather but the official cause is still under investigation. >> traffic is getting by up there on the new jersey turnpike but here is a real mess. on the boulevard in northeast philadelphia everything is shut down between red lion road and grant of a due to a
water main break and icy conditions northbound southbound uninterdrive, outer drive is all shut down on the boulevard. stick to bustleton avenue academy road or i-95 which is jammed. your options are great. in salem county police tell me everything is iced over. they're responding to a number of accidents including that one on woodstown dare town road dave. >> all right karen. we have a winter weather advisory that's been extended for another hour to 8 o'clock across the region. we have had some snow, some ice and sleet falling overnight and in these counties highlighted in purple in particular but even up toward the lehigh valley in berks county there is the chance of some new ice that's formed across many surfaces across the region so whether you're on foot or behind wheel you definitely have to take it easy. the good news is that later this afternoon we do climb to 40 degrees so we will get some melting under way and morning cloud cover should give way to at least some sunny breaks. there's also going to be a breeze blowing around. bundle up. other than the ice you got to worry about wind chill in the teens this morning. >> a lot of kids don't have to
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good morning, america. breaking overnight, massive pileups on the highway blamed on the wintry weather. roads and slippery at this hour. the city of boston shut down as almost two more feet of snow falls shutting down trains roofs and buildings caving in and more snow on the way. >> we're not sure if the gear is down or not. also breaking, emergency landing. a us airways flight forced to touch down without its nose gear, sparks flying as the plane skids to a stop. emergency crews racing to prevent a fire with passengers evacuated on the runway. >> the suspect is believed to be armed with a handgun. highway havoc, an armed carjacker leading police on a dramatic chase through the streets of l.a., driving wildly into traffic, crashing into cars, spinning out of control, trying to make a run for it before finally being taken down,